Economic Development

Balloon Fiesta and title sponsor Canon in bad break up

Camera company wants $250,000 and its name taken off everything ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is considered one of the most photographed events in the world. So, it was no surprise – that several years ago Canon was announced as the official sponsor. And you saw them everywhere.

Sandia tech transfer expert garners national award

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –Licensing expert Bob Westervelt, who has worked to transfer Sandia National Laboratories technologies in the medical, solar and hydrogen production fields, received the 2021 Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

WATCH NOW: Timeline of Recreational Marijuana in New Mexico

The timeline will be updated as more information is released. NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – In 2021 Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has opened the state to a brand new industry: legalized cannabis. Join KRQE Digital Anchor Chris McKee and Data Reporter Curtis Segarra for a live conversation about the state’s new marijuana industry at 11 a.m. on KRQE.com. The

Colfax County goes from Turquoise to Red

CIMARRON, N.M. — The St. James Hotel in Cimarron is a historic landmark. Just when the restaurant was allowed to open their dining room to 75% capacity when the county reached the Turquoise level.

Pot producers eager to ramp up, as legalization approaches

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Several medical marijuana providers on Wednesday warned of a potential cannabis shortage in late June, when the first provisions of a new law go into effect to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico.